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 Ar’cos Barbs.Arden (Enoch). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Arctic Region
 
means the region of Arctu’ros (the Bear stars). Ark in Sanskrit means “to be bright,” applied to stars or anything bright. The Greeks translated ark into arkt(os), “a bear”; hence Arctu’rus (the Bear stars), and Arctic region, the region where the north star is found.   1
 


 Ar’cos Barbs.Arden (Enoch). 

 
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